The Wheel - The Saga, in Afterglow of Campfire Flame

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 09
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1977
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Wheel - The Saga, in Afterglow of Campfire Flame
Description THE WHEEL David Rosier Moroni, Utah Non-Professional Division First Honorable Mention Poetry A wooden wheel by drab and drifting dust Is lying, rotting, done by wind and rain. It lies now bleakly lone; no loads are thrust Upon it--loads for life: the corn and grain. It carried knowledge once, in books of song, In books of prayers and prophets, books of times. It rolled along while earthly men learned wrong From wise, while men became subdued, sublime. It carried once a child in blankets, small When coming, great when here; a builder, brace Of farms and homes, once rode with seedlings all: The food, the books, the founder of the race. The seeds of grain and thought and men to be It carried here; indeed, it carried me. THE SAGA, IN AFTERGLOW OF CAMPFIRE FLAME (OPEN HEART CARING FOR OUR STEWARDSHIP) Wilma Morley Despain Centerfield, Utah Non-Professional Division Second Honorable Mention Poetry In light of deathless stars the campfire smoke hung heavy. The keen fragrance of sagebrush plucked at the nose. Closed circle, just completed, was secured and well guarded. Timeless songs of choraled praise filled the night, and hope arose. Listen,...wind-whispers tell a Saga of ageless soil and stone. What secrets could they tell, these cragged mountains tall? -34-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324760
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